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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • Northwestern's Ifeadi Odenigbo making his name

     Northwestern's Ifeadi Odenigbo making his name
    Ifeadi Odenigbo's favorite jersey is for futbol, not football, and he'll watch Bruce Lee movies or "Game of Thrones" reruns over "College GameDay." Northwestern's heat-seeking missile, who tied a Big Ten record Saturday by forcing three Western Illinois...
  • Grumbling over Michigan coach coming from all sides

    Grumbling over Michigan coach coming from all sides
    Credit Michigan coach Brady Hoke with one good decision: He's tuning out all the harsh criticism. "Not to hurt anybody's feelings, but no, I don't (read or listen to media reports). Never have," he said. "For us to get unfocused would be cheating this...
  • Longhorns suffer humiliating home defeat - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - TCU - INSIDE SLANT Blame could be spread throughout the Texas locker room. Outside the doors too, for that matter. Problems that led to a 41-7 shellacking at home from BYU began long before new coach Charlie...
  • The Drive: Four key storylines in college football for Week 3

    The Drive: Four key storylines in college football for Week 3
      Welcome to The Drive. The Orlando Sentinel’s quick look at some of the teams, players and storylines we’re keeping an eye on this week in college football. Here we go: FIRST DOWN Florida State’s win over the Citadel Saturday...
  • NIU's Hare named starting QB vs. UNLV

    NIU's Hare named starting QB vs. UNLV
    Drew Hare has been anointed Northern Illinois’ starting quarterback for Saturday night’s contest at UNLV. Hare led the Huskies to all 23 second-half points in last Saturday’s 23-15 win at Northwestern. “We will let him play and...
  • NU's Robbins gets one-game suspension

    NU's Robbins gets one-game suspension
    The Big Ten imposed a one-game suspension Tuesday and issued a public reprimand of Northwestern defensive lineman C.J. Robbins, who was ejected Saturday for throwing a punch near the end of the NIU game. NU coach Pat Fitzgerald said after the game:...
  • Big Ten suspends Northwestern's Robbins

    The Sports Xchange Big Ten suspends Northwestern's Robbins The Big Ten issued a one-game suspension on Tuesday to Northwestern defensive lineman C.J. Robbins after he threw a punch and was ejected during the fourth quarter of the Wildcats' 23-15 loss to...
  • NCAAF roundup: Iowa's Scherff, Ott injured

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Iowa's Scherff, Ott injured Iowa left tackle Brandon Scherff underwent knee surgery Tuesday in Iowa City, Iowa, and is considered day to day by coach Kirk Ferentz. The Hawkeyes received more bad news when it was...
  • James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State

    James Franklin: 'Black cloud' is gone at Penn State
    James Franklin did not like the fact the media — both social and traditional — spoiled the surprise. When the Penn State coach informed his players they would be eligible for postseason play this season, it was "anticlimactic," he said....
  • Wildcats try to pick up the pieces

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Northwestern - INSIDE SLANT The season isn't exactly shattered for Northwestern after last Saturday's 23-15 home loss to Northern Illinois. But there's a lot of pieces to reassemble as the Wildcats spend an off...
  • Fitzgerald: NU's lack of toughness 'an embarrassment'

    Fitzgerald: NU's lack of toughness 'an embarrassment'
    When it rains, Northwestern normally goes inside, allowing the Wildcats to practice in comfort. Not Wednesday. And not only did the Wildcats work out in a driving rain, but there was also a heavy emphasis on conditioning drills. Mistakes prompted...